Vosges's 3rd constituency

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3rd constituency of the Vosges
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Vosges' 3rd Constituency shown within Lorraine.
Deputy
  François Vannson
UMP
Department Vosges
Canton Gérardmer, Plombières-les-Bains, Remiremont, Saulxures-sur-Moselotte, Le Thillot.
Voters 66,793

The 3rd constituency of the Vosges is a French legislative constituency in the Vosges département.

Description

The 3rd constituency of Vosges covers the south-eastern section of the Department, bordering Alsace to the east and Franche-Comté to the south. It includes the western Vosges mountains and an number of small towns and villages including Remiremont.

It has elected members of the National Assembly from the Gaullist right throughout the Fifth Republic apart from in the Socialist landslide of 1981.

Historic representation

Election Member Party
1958 Jean-Marie Grenier UNR
1962 Christian Poncelet UNR
1978 Gérard Braun RPR
1981 Jean Valroff PS
1986 Proportional representation - no election by constituency
1988 Christian Spiller DVD
1993 François Vannson RPR
2002 UMP

Election results

2012

Legislative Election 2012: Vosges' 3rd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UMP François Vannson 20,742 52.69
PS Elise Calais 18,622 47.31
Turnout 40,703 60.94
UMP hold Swing

Sources

Official results of French elections from 2002: "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French).

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